Middle Tenn State vs. Savannah State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Middle Tenn State vs. Savannah State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Middle Tenn State 58
(2-0, 1-0 away)
Savannah State 55
(1-1, 1-1 home)
Venue: Tiger Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, November 13, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Middle Tenn State 23 35 58
Savannah State 29 26 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Middle Tenn State M Knight 21 B Massey Jr 7 K Hammonds II 4
Savannah State R Hassan 16 R Hassan 6 P Blackman 4

Savannah State suffered a close loss to Middle Tennessee State 58-55 on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The Tigers were paced by Rashad Hassan, who put up a team-high 16 points and six rebounds. Preston Blackman had nine points and added four assists. Marcos Knight finished with a career-high 21 points and seven rebounds for the Blue Raiders. The next game will be on Wednesday, Nov. 14 when Savannah State (1-1, 0-0 MEAC) welcomes North Florida (1-1, 0-0 Atlantic Sun).

Savannah State Game Notes

  • Savannah State started 1-1 during the 2010, 2007, and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • The top two scorers (Rashad Hassan and Deven Williams) accounted for 47.2 percent of the points.
  • Rashad Hassan had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Middle Tennessee State Game Notes

  • Marcos Knight accounted for 36.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (39) than the starters (19).
  • Marcos Knight set career highs with 21 points and 10 free throws made.
  • Bruce Massey Jr set a career high with five offensive rebounds.
MTSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcos Knight302170203
BBruce Massey Jr25773022
BJT Sulton26551100
C+Shawn Jones19461013
C+Torin Walker6610001
CK. Hammonds II26054202
CNeiko Hunter12600202
CJ. Gallman Jr12201201
CTrantell Knight15320303
D+Jason Jones Jr16201011
FRaymond Cintron13200003
SSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Rashad Hassan331660002
BDeven Williams161020000
BP. Blackman32924403
BStephen Wilson23932102
CCedric Smith26731001
CJyles Smith21061132
CArnold Louis18260104
D+Khiry White14011303
-Patrick Hendley7200103
-Robert Burger5000101
-C. Spears5000000

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